Video game news 2/24/21: Pyra & Mythra Super Smash Bros. Ultimate showcase, next Cyberpunk 2077 update delayed, Gnosia on Switch in the West Nier Replicant Valheim

The news rarely stops in the world of video games, and today, we’ve got another batch to take a look at. The newest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate characters, Pyra and Mythra, will be shown off in more detail next week, the latest Cyberpunk 2077 update has been delayed, Valheim has reached another sales milestone, and more. Here’s the video game news you might’ve missed on Feb. 24, 2021.

Cyberpunk 2077’s Latest 1.2 Patch Has Been Delayed

In light of the recent CD Projekt cyber attack, the studio is delaying Cyberpunk 2077‘s 1.2 patch — which the team says will go “beyond any of” its previous updates. Patch 1.2 will now launch sometime in the second half of March 2021 and is supposed to offer a slew of additional fixes. It’s unclear if the other updates detailed in the game’s roadmap will also be delayed now.

Gnosia Will Launch for Nintendo Switch in March 2021

Visual novel Gnosia will launch for Nintendo Switch on March 4, as confirmed by IGN. It will be $24.99 upon release and is available to preorder now. Gnosia has been out in Japan for Nintendo Switch since 2020, as well as the PS Vita, but it will be making its way to the West very soon. Many publications including Famitsu awarded it a perfect score, so the community is excited to get their hands on it next month.

Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139… Has Gotten a New Trailer

A trailer for Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139… has just been released, showing off some of the world and combat. It’s in Japanese, but you can still enjoy the video without being fluent. The new trailer comes ahead of the game’s April 23 release date. It’ll launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC and serves as a remake of the original Nier Replicant, which released in 2010 in Japan.

Valheim Has Reached Yet Another Sales Milestone

It seems like each week that there’s a new major sales milestone to report on with Valheim. This week, the survival game has surpassed yet another million sales, taking its total to 4 million copies sold since its launch earlier this month. The news comes by way of a Steam post from the Iron Gate team. It announced that Valheim has now hit an all-time high of 500,000 concurrent players — a huge accomplishment for a game made by such a small studio.

Nintendo Will Be Showing Off Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Pyra & Mythra Next Week

During the most recent Nintendo Direct, it was announced that Pyra and Mythra will be the latest fighters added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Today, Nintendo revealed that Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai will be showing off the characters in depth as part of a Mr. Sakurai Presents event, which will air on Thursday, March 4 at 9 a.m. ET / 6 a.m. PT. The release date of the two fighters will also be revealed during the event.

Joseph Yaden
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